Short Bible Verses

Compiled by The BibleStudyTools Staff on 02/14/2024
Short Bible Verses

The Top Short Bible Verses - Brief Scripture Quotes

The Bible contains many inspirational and challenging shorter verses that are great for memorization or sharing on social media. Even though these passages from the Bible are short, they can still work in amazing ways to transform the lives of those seeking Jesus! Try to memorize these Short Bible Verses and discover God's strength and peace throughout your day as you recall His promises!

We also have shorter Bible verses for kids to help them learn more about God's love and His plan for their lives!

10 Shortest Bible Verses

John 11:35: "Jesus wept."

1 Thessalonians 5:16: "Rejoice always."

1 John 4:8: "God is love."

1 Thessalonians 5:19: "Do not quench."

1 Thessalonians 5:20: "Do not despise."

1 Thessalonians 5:21: "Test all things."

1 Thessalonians 5:22: "Abstain from evil."

Romans 12:12: "Rejoicing in hope."

1 Thessalonians 5:18: "Give thanks always."

1 Thessalonians 5:17: "Pray without ceasing."

You can download a personal copy of these verses HERE! Print a copy and use the beautiful images to help you memorize these Scriptures.

Browse more of the best short Bible verses in this collection of brief scripture quotes:

 Photo credit: © Unsplash/Nathan Dumlao

Seek the Lord
11 Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.
6 yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom all things came and for whom we live; and there is but one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom all things came and through whom we live.
3 In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome,
You Are Strong!
7 For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
31 They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.”
Colossians 3:2 - Things Above
2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.
Trust God
11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.
You Are Loved
16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.
14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.
32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
32 Remember those earlier days after you had received the light, when you endured in a great conflict full of suffering.
4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
22 Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.
In Christ, we are safe from anything the enemy can throw at us! - Proverbs 18:10
10 The name of the LORD is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.
15 My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad indeed;
Iron Sharpens Iron
17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.
Never Stop Dreaming
4 Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Your Daily Verse - Psalm 119:105
105 Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.
1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good. His love endures forever.
6 Let everything that has breath praise the LORD. Praise the LORD.
Proverbs 3:5
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
Psalm 56:3 NIV
3 When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.
19 We love because he first loved us.
30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”
Philippians 4:13 - I Can Do All Things
13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
Your Daily Verse - Romans 12:12
12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
24 The LORD has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.
23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
Your Daily Verse - 1 Corinthians 10:31
31 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.
Hebrews 11:1 - What Is Faith?
1 Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
12 Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.
7 “You shall have no other gods before me.
14 Do everything without grumbling or arguing,
6 But godliness with contentment is great gain.